The weather is cooling off and pumpkin patches are popping up everywhere! You know what that means, fall is here! What better way to celebrate the changing of the seasons than to get outside for a fun hike, corn maze, or apple picking? Check out some of our favorite autumn activities here in Georgia.
BJ Reece Orchards opened in August and will remain open until October 31st or until they are picked out! You can enjoy Farm Fun Activities such as a petting farm, country bakery, and pony rides as well.
Located an hour north of Atlanta is the stunning 30-acre sunflower field at Fausett Farms. At just $5 per person, you can roam the fields and take those oh so beautiful Instagram photos you’ve been longing for. If you own a horse, bring her along too and ride miles of trails through the farm.
This 330 working farm offers an abundance of fall and holiday-themed activities. This fall they feature 4 corn mazes, a pumpkin patch, pig races, racing pedal carts, a jumping pillow, and 20 more activities! Tickets are available by pre-purchase only at scheduled times. Please visit their website for more information.
Known as the Grand Canyon of the South, Tallulah Gorge is two miles long and nearly 1,000 feet deep. You can hike the rim trails to multiple overlooks and the suspension bridge or get a permit to hike to the floor of the gorge. (Note: permits are unavailable due to COVID-19 at this time.) This is definitely a destination worth visiting!
Sitting atop the Northeast Georgia mountains in the Chattahoochee-Oconee National Forest is Brasstown Bald. This observation deck offers 360-degree views of Georgia’s highest peak offering spectacular views of the fall colors. Included in the visitors center is a short film of the weather and changing seasons at Brasstown Bald, a natural history museum, and plenty of hiking trails.
Featuring the tallest waterfall in Georgia, Amicalola Falls State Park is a must-do! Because the park is set along the Appalachian Trail it is often crowded with day hikers getting their taste of the 2,193-mile trail. Amicalola State Park is one of 5 Georgia state parks with overnight accommodations and insight activities including zip-lining, archery, guided hikes, and more.
This cute little alpine town inspired by German villages celebrates Oktoberfest each year in true German fashion. Unfortunately due to COVID-19, the festival has been canceled this year, but you can still visit the town and enjoy its shops and restaurants this fall.